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Application forms and checklists

Development permits

Building permits and development-building permits (combined permits)

Letters of undertaking for building permits

Erosion and sediment control for building permits

Site profiles (to identify potential contaminated sites) for development permits, demolition permits, rezoning applications, and subdivision applications

Choose the checklists that apply to your project, building type, and property's zoning.

All building types

Commercial or industrial


All residential

1-family and 2-family


Are you an engineer, architect, or other building-industry professional that isn't an active member of the City's Certified Professional Program? You may need forms in this section.

Letters of Assurance (for architects and engineers)

ASHRAE, NECB, and EB Energy Trigger forms for large buildings

Other forms for industry professionals

Contact the Development and Building Services Centre about building and zoning


Location and mailing address
Development and Building Services Centre
Ground floor
515 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 4A8

Monday, Wednesday, Friday
8:30am to 4:30pm

Tuesday, Thursday
8:30am to 4:00pm

Free 2-hour parking
West 10th Ave parking lot,
between Cambie and Yukon

Energy requirements, forms, and checklists for all buildingsEnergy checklist training videosASHRAE 90.1-2016 supporting documents ASHRAE 90.1-2010 supporting documents ASHRAE 90.1-2007 supporting documents